Heather + Samantha’s Lake Johnson Wedding in Raleigh, NC.
We’ve loved getting to know Heather and Samantha over the last year! These two are completely selfless; devoting themselves to each other, their friends, and their work. So naturally, we were thrilled to be a part of their special day! Heather and Samantha had a small, intimate ceremony with all of their friends and family at Lake Johnson in Raleigh. It was a laid-back affair, filled with laughter and lots of tears. After the ceremony, Heather and Samantha flew to New York to enjoy their honeymoon…and more importantly, legalize their marriage! We’re so happy we were able to celebrate with them and wish them all the best! Congrats, ladies!!
How did you two meet?
“We met through a mutual friend, and later on [a dating website].
What are your favorite memories from the day?
“We loved seeing each other for the first time, taking a moment during the ceremony to look all around the audience, and hearing what each other loves about the other (secret paragraph written from each person’s responses to questions from officiant ahead of time.)”
Who proposed to whom?
“It was mutual after I found out Samantha’s plans beforehand!”
Do you have any advice for couples currently planning their weddings?
“Start early and make a budget! Don’t be afraid to buck wedding trends you aren’t a fan of because it’s your day. Also, do not be a bride/groomzilla!”
Where did you go on your honeymoon?
“New York City for a honeymoon and legal ceremony!”
And don’t forget to check out their Greensboro Arboretum Engagement Session if you missed it!
North Carolina Wedding Vendor Love:
Ceremony Venue: Lake Johnson Park, Raleigh
Reception Venue: Lake Johnson Park, Raleigh
Officiant: Rev. Kayelily Middleton
Hair & Makeup Artists: Bridesmaids
DJ/Entertainment Services: Triad DJ
Wedding Cake: Brittany Atkinson, Cakeocity
Catering: Unforgettable Food Affairs
Wedding Dresses: David’s Bridal
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse